It’s 33 more runs for Ed Pollock as Birmingham Bears topple Yorkshire Vikings in the North Group. While Mason Crane, who has now taken 11 wickets, is Hampshire Hawks leading wicket taker in the 2021 Vitality Blast.
Birmingham Bears vs. Yorkshire Vikings
The Bears toppled Yorkshire Vikings from the top spot of the North Group with a comprehensive 10 wicket win.
The Vikings had a match to forget, the Bears dismissing them for a paltry 81.
There was no messing about from the Bears openers who knocked off the runs in the ninth over (Ed Pollock 33).
Hampshire Hawks vs. Surrey
South Group leaders Surrey ran out 20 run winners over the Hawks, who sit bottom of the standings.
Surrey posted 146-7 (Mason Crane 1-20), before the Hawks failed to chase down the target (James Vince 19).
Northants Steelbacks vs. Durham
The Steelbacks produced a 30 run victory as they push for a top four finish in the North Group.
Batting first the Steelbacks scored 173-5 (Ben Stokes 2-37, Scott Borthwick 0-21).
Durham lost wickets from the outset, finishing on 143 all out (Scott Borthwick 26).
Essex Eagles vs. Somerset
The Eagles claimed a 6 wicket win over Somerset.
Somerset were dismissed for 153 (Tom Lammonby 4). The intervention of rain saw the Duckworth-Lewis Method playing it’s role. With the Eagles chasing a reduced total of 148, they took the win with 5 balls remaining.